The City of Tucson Silverbell Road Improvement Project
Ina Road to Grant Road
Welcome to the official Website of the Silverbell Road Improvement Project. Here you will find information regarding current and past project activities, project documents and exhibits, upcoming public meetings, and project news. This site is updated frequently, however if you would like to receive email updates, please sign up below. You may also contact us with comments or questions.
The Silverbell Road improvements from Grant Road to Goret Road are underway. Hunter Contracting Co. has been selected to make the improvements on this segment of the roadway. The project team will be sending regular updates as the construction project progresses. Please sign up for our email list to receive updates.
- One lane of travel will be maintained from Grant Road to Goret Road. Left turns will be permitted from the travel lane. This traffic shift is scheduled to be in effect until December 2015.
- Grant Road and Silverbell Road intersection
- Grant Road will be reduced to one through travel lane and one left turn lane in each direction. This is scheduled to be in place until November 2015.
- Please remember that the speed limit in the construction zone is 25 mph
This is a project of the Regional Transportation Authority. The voter-approved, $2.1 billion RTA plan will be implemented through 2026. Details about the full plan are available at www.RTAmobility.com. The Regional Transportation Authority has a nine-member board with representatives from local, state and tribal governments. This project is managed by The City of Tucson and the Regional Transportation Authority in conjunction with the Town of Marana and Pima County.
Design Concept Study – Silverbell Road, Grant Road to Ina Road
The Design Concept Study was completed in 2010. Click here to review the Design Concept Report. The new roadway will be a 4-lane divided desert parkway and will include a continuous multi-use path , bike lanes, drainage improvements, new native landscaping with water harvesting features, and enhanced wildlife crossings. This roadway is a critical regional transportation link that serves the west and northwest portions of the Tucson metropolitan area and will promote mobility and provide improved capacity and safety. Click here for the Project Fact Sheet.